July 29, 2019 | Letisia Marquez
City of Hope has been named the best cancer hospital in the West by U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Hospitals: Specialty Ranking. This marks the 13th consecutive year it has been distinguished as one of the nation’s elite cancer hospitals.
Cancer screening guidance from City of Hope experts
August 16, 2019 | Samantha Bonar
August 16 is National Cancer Screening Day for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer. The day is an effort to increase awareness and education for breast, cervical and colorectal cancers.
Diane Walker: Fighting breast cancer, one screening at a time
October 9, 2018 | Maxine Nunes
Early detection saved Diane Walker's life, and now she is working with City of Hope to raise awareness about breast cancer, in hopes more women will get checked out.
Latest Advances in Breast Cancer Screening
October 1, 2018 | Kevin Chesley
City of Hope uses the most state-of-the-art lab techniques and imaging strategies to screen patients and, should breast cancer be found, creates personalized treatment plans. Monique White-Dominquez, D.O., specializes in breast cancer screening.
What to Know About Dense Breasts and Screening Indications
November 2, 2017 | Kevin Chesley
Every breast is unique, made up of both glandular tissue and fat. The ratio between the two becomes an important factor when it comes to correctly diagnosing the presence of breast cancer.
So, You Had a Suspicious Mammogram. What’s Next?
October 4, 2017 | Robert Young
A diagnostic mammogram can be quite stressful, but knowing what to expect - and taking the right steps to prepare - can help expedite the process and provide some peace of mind. Learn more from Veronica Jones, M.D., breast cancer surgeon.
Breast Cancer Screenings: What You Should Know
August 11, 2017 | City of Hope
What should you know about breast cancer screening? Whatever your risk level, it’s important to know your options so you can spot abnormalities early and treat them properly. City of Hope's Monique White-Dominguez, D.O., discusses the current options and recommendations.
5 Steps to a Better Breast Self-exam (w/Video)
October 21, 2016 | Stephanie Smith
If your monthly breast self-exam happens in the shower — sporadically — and involves a quick once-over of your breasts, you may be missing some important elements of an effective exam. City of Hope breast surgeon Laura Kruper, M.D., M.S., offers tips for a more effective exam.
Breast Cancer: 'It's supposed to be a woman's disease'
June 15, 2016 | Stephanie Smith
Male breast cancer is unusual. Breast cancer being cast as “a woman’s disease” means men aren’t checking for it and therefore tend to be diagnosed later. Despite the paltry number of cases, being vigilant is important for men - a lesson Don Hoffman learned the hard way.
Breast ultrasound: Better screening for more women?
January 4, 2016 | Abe Rosenberg
A just-released study suggests that ultrasound can be as effective as mammograms in detecting breast cancer in women, and even more accurate in some cases.